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The Running Lifestyle Podcast Interview

I recently did this podcast interview with Kari Gormley for The Running Lifestyle. We talk about running, triathlon, my leukemia diagnosis and treatments, family, and life. Check out Kari’s other interviews as well. Click to listen  iTunes
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Runner’s World Cover Contest

 I was recently encouraged to enter a contest to grace the cover of Runner’s World magazine. While I was a little apprehensive about this at first, I eventually realized it was a chance to give my blood cancer crusade even greater exposure, rallying the blood cancer community and bolstering all cancer crusaders in the process. [...]
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Legends, a Bust, and No Big Island (This Year)

That pretty much sums up my weekend at the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City. I had a great few days leading into the race. I had an opportunity to meet and hang out with some good friends and an opportunity to meet new ones – some legendary in the sport of triathlon, like six-time World Champion [...]
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gives Blood Cancers a “Red Card”

White Plains, N.Y. (April 30, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today it will host the first-ever LLS Soccerfest on May 18 from 12-5 p.m. in the South Bronx (NYC). The event enlists the power of soccer to shine a spotlight and educate the Hispanic community on blood cancers.
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Jackie

But this was different. This was family. This was Jackie. For the first time I was actually nervous about saying something wrong.
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Lauren Hart Show

Here is the clip to the Lauren Hart show that aired on May 1st on WMCN 44.
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Life’s Ring of Keys

With each passing day I am reminded more and more how all of this stuff is connected and how each of us are somehow related to our neighbor. And with each passing day, I am reminded that the lessons I’ve learned about life, about dealing with disease, about work, about sports, or about anything else [...]
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Mentors, Teachers, Coaches, Legends

A word of thanks to Ted and Steve I know I am big on giving thanks and recognition for those people who have made an impact on my life. I have often sung the praises and the importance of the family support that I have always received; whether it was in my athletic endeavors, my leukemia [...]
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My New Year’s Wish

Here is a good New Year’s resolution suggestion. Rather than living life through the I, me, mine lens, let’s practice the fine art of being humble but still proud. Rather than telling the world how hard you’ve trained, how fast you’ve raced, how fantastic your lavish gifts or vacations may have been, and how generally wonderful [...]
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Dawn Stensland Show

If you missed my appearance on the Dawn Stensland Show, it will air again on January 2nd at 10:30 AM on WMCN. And should you not be able to catch that, here are the links to the three segments that we did on December 23rd. We had a great time and were most impressed by Dawn and the crew. Thanks for making us all feel at home.
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